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Fiche créée le : 2004-12-25
Décès le : 2004-12-25
Parution : 2004-12-27
Paru dans : Ottawa Citizen, ON

Sister Helen Tunney (Sister Mary Cletus) Sister Helen Tunney (Sister Mary Cletus), a Grey Sister of the Immaculate Conception, Pembroke, Ontario, died in Pembroke on the 25th day of December, 2004 in the 71st year of her Religious Life. Left to mourn are her devoted and caring nieces and nephews, as well as the members of her religious community. Predeceased by her parents, John James Tunney and Mary Jane Dea, her brothers, Edward, Emmett and Raymond, her sister Marion, Muriel, Agnes, Gladys (Sister Mary of the Sacred Heart, G.S.I.C.) and Sister Evelyn (Sister of Service). Sister Helen was born in Ottawa on August 27th, 1910. She entered the Grey Sisters of the Immaculate Conception, Pembroke, Ontario on August 28th, 1934. Sister Helen's first assignment led her to St. Patrick's Home, Ottawa, where she performed various duties, including the care of orphan girls. Her background in Business, however, soon led her to the Business Office at the General Hospital in Pembroke, where she served diligently for the next thirteen years. She moved then to the Penetanguishene General Hospital, working in the Business Office there for twenty-three years. In 1974, Sister Helen was again assigned to St. Patrick's Home in Ottawa, where she performed various duties, including assistant in the activities program for the Residents. Following twenty-two years of faithful service at St. Patrick's Home, Sister Helen retired to the Motherhouse in Pembroke, until failing health necessitated a transfer to Shalom, Marianhill Residence, Pembroke, Ontario, in 2002. Resting at the Motherhouse, 700 Mackay Street in Pembroke, on Sunday, December 26 from 3:00 p.m. followed by Special Vespers in the Chapel at 7:00 p.m. Liturgy of the Resurrection in the Motherhouse Chapel on Monday, December 27th at 10:30 a.m. Members of the C.W.L. Cathedral Parish will meet for prayer at the Motherhouse on Sunday, December 26th, 2004 at 4:00 p.m. Interment in St. Columba's Cemetery, Pembroke, Ontario. Arrangements in the care of Neville's Funeral Home. Published in the Ottawa Citizen from 12/26/2004 - 12/27/2004.


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